The first table below looks at the demand for PRINCE2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 34 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 8 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.94% 3.84% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 4.36% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 1
Average salary £31,500 £39,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 367 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 73.90% 88.01% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 144 212 102
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
PRINCE2
Cheshire

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Chester region.

PRINCE2 Salary Trend in Chester

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2.

1 18 (72.00%) Project Management
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (16.00%) CRM
5 4 (16.00%) ERP
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 4 (16.00%) Publishing
5 4 (16.00%) Northgate
6 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (12.00%) Web Design
6 3 (12.00%) SEO
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Windows
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (8.00%) PMP
7 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) MPLS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (8.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Project Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.00%) Junior
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) CRM
3 4 (16.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (12.00%) SEO
4 3 (12.00%) Web Design
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) MOF
6 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.00%) PMP
3 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) NCIE
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) MCTS
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
1 4 (16.00%) VMware
1 4 (16.00%) Northgate
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) CommVault
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) 3PAR